August Gardening

CHRIS PESCHEAug 10, '21

Do not apply pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers on days of excessive heat. The products may vaporize, causing harm to the environment and a danger to your health. Plant materials will burn if a chemical is applied. This means if the mornings or evenings are cooler and the mid–day is in...

June Gardening

CHRIS PESCHEJun 6, '21

Container plants can dry out quickly in the hot windy days of summer. Soil Moist is a polymer designed to reduce plant watering. It absorbs water similar to a sponge, when the soil dries; the stored water is released to the soil over an extended period of time. Safe to...

Container Gardening - Herbs and Veggies!

CHRIS PESCHEMay 19, '21

Select compact plants. Bush–type plants are better suited for limited space available when container gardening. Some common vegetables available in bush form are: Beans Tomatoes Cucumbers Zucchini Variety is the spice of life. Use a mix of veggies and herbs in your containers. Pot up a salsa garden with tomatoes,...

How Not to Have Blossom End Rot

Ben HenryMay 25, '20

Many of our customers have been have been coming into our Garden Center with tomatoes that have an ugly brown-black flat spot on the bottom of the tomatoes. This can happen to tomatoes planted in the ground but also happens frequently to tomatoes, peppers and eggplants grown in containers. It...

Japanese Beetles

Ben HenryMay 17, '20

Adult beetles feed on over 400 species of broadleaved plants but they prefer about 50 species. Adults skeletonize leafs, eating the tissue between the veins. Attacked leaves are laced and soon wither and die. Beetles also enjoy eating flower bulbs and fruit. Natural/Organic controls for Japanese Beetles Adult beetles prefer...

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